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Tennessee man accused of threatening to kill Obama

July 23rd, 2014 1:14 pm by Associated Press

Jimmie Johnson Jr. is accused of threatening to kill President Barack Obama, former presidential candidate Mitt Romney, former vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan, and others.

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ETSU athletics unveils new look

ETSU athletics unveils new look

July 23rd, 2014 6:14 pm by Joe Avento, NET News Service

East Tennessee State University unveiled the new look for its athletic teams Wednesday, using the university's new "E" logo featuring the shape of Tennessee and a new version of the Buccaneer mascot.

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Rubio: Same-sex marriage foes face 'intolerance'

Rubio: Same-sex marriage foes face 'intolerance'

July 23rd, 2014 5:00 pm by Associated Press

Americans who oppose same-sex marriage often face "intolerance" from those who support it, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida said Wednesday in a speech about values that appeared aimed at wooing social conservatives.

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4-day Comic Con festival kicks off in San Diego

4-day Comic Con festival kicks off in San Diego

July 23rd, 2014 1:17 pm by Associated Press

More than 150,000 fans are expected to attend the sold-out event, where studios will offer exclusive previews of their latest properties.

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Southwest Va. toddler allegedly eats meth, mother indicted

Southwest Va. toddler allegedly eats meth, mother indicted

July 23rd, 2014 7:30 am by Staff Report

A Damascus, Va., woman is facing felony charges after her child, age 3, reportedly ingested methamphetamine which was left on a kitchen table, sitting on a plate.

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Police: Cross burned at church in Tennessee

Police: Cross burned at church in Tennessee

July 23rd, 2014 7:13 am by Associated Press

Sgt. Charles Gill told The Leaf-Chronicle the case is classified as a hate crime because it met all the criteria for reporting hate crimes to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations and the FBI.

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Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH

Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH

July 23rd, 2014 6:17 am by DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer

Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks, according to a new, large-scale national survey.

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Democrats to unveil $2.7B bill on alien children

Democrats to unveil $2.7B bill on alien children

July 22nd, 2014 9:00 pm by Associated Press

Senate Democrats are preparing to significantly cut President Barack Obama's request for emergency funding to deal with an influx of Central American children streaming across the border with Mexico.

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Hunt on for possible anaconda in New Jersey lake

Hunt on for possible anaconda in New Jersey lake

July 22nd, 2014 7:41 pm by Associated Press

Reports of a 16-foot-long exotic snake slithering through New Jersey's largest lake have stoked fears among residents and led to searches and questions about what exactly is in the water.

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Plane crash bodies removed from war zone

Plane crash bodies removed from war zone

July 22nd, 2014 7:00 pm by SERGEI CHUZAVKOV, Associated Press; JUERGEN BAETZ, Associated Press

Five days after the plane was blown out of the sky, a refrigerated train bearing victims' bodies — gathered up after several days in the sun — finally rolled out of the war zone and into a weedy railyard in the government-held city of Kharkiv.

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Federal appeals court deals blow to health law

Federal appeals court deals blow to health law

July 22nd, 2014 10:51 am by Associated Press

A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, potentially derailing subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who have bought policies.

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